Thursday, August 6, 2009: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Taos, Albuquerque Convention Center
COS 99 - Behavioral Ecology
1:30 PMChemical mediation of prey recognition by spider-hunting wasps
Divya Uma, Georgetown University, Larry Phelan, Ohio State University, Martha Weiss, Georgetown University
1:50 PMEffects of caudal autotomy on the escape behaviors of two Sceloporus lizards, S. jarrovii and S. virgatus
Christopher R. Agard, Howard University, Michael J Cericola, Howard University, Constance Trower, Howard University, Joel Smoot, University of Wisconsin-Madison, George Middendorf, Howard University
2:10 PMA test of ground squirrel sociality models in round-tailed ground squirrels (Spermophilus tereticaudus): Insight from microsatellite analysis
Karen E. Munroe, University of Arizona, John L. Koprowski, University of Arizona
2:30 PMIntraspecies interactions influence the spatial distribution of giant water bugs in arid headwater streams
Kate S. Boersma, Oregon State University, David A. Lytle, Oregon State University
2:50 PMDetermining habitat characteristics that predict oviposition site selection in pond-breeding Rana aurora (Northern Red-legged Frog) in Humboldt County, California, USA
Jennifer A. Cary, Humboldt State University, Sharyn B Marks, Humboldt State University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMThe role of male behavior on female mate choice in Mbuna cichlids
David T. Mellor, Rutgers University, Catherine Tarsiewicz, Rutgers University, Rebecca Jordan, Rutgers University
3:40 PMThe evolution of group territoriality: The emergence of sociality in a heterogeneous landscape
Anna Mosser, University of Minnesota, Margaret Kosmala, University of Minnesota, Craig Packer, University of Minnesota
4:00 PMIncentives in animal teams: Implications for parental-investment theory
Joan Roughgarden, Stanford University, Zhiyuan Song, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
4:20 PMCamera-shy wildlife and capture bias: behavioral response to TrailMaster 1550 camera traps
Eric S. Abelson, Stanford University

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